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Pondy Sees Big Jump In Daily COVID-19 Cases, Test Positivity Rate Rises

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Director of Health G Sriramulu said the active cases were 825 with 96 patients being in hospitals taking treatment and the remaining 729 patients in home isolation.

Meghalaya's Covid-19 Tally Reaches 85,085 With 64 New Cases

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

“Symptomatic patients are advised to strictly go for home isolation for seven days while those who are asymptomatic need to complete five-day home isolation. Their condition will be monitored by the health workers,” the deputy CM said.

Covid-19 India Update: 495 New Omicron Cases Recorded, Highest Jump In 24 Hours

Coronavirus Cases India: The country reported 90,928 fresh coronavirus infections, the highest in over 200 days, that pushed its caseload to 3,51,09,286, the shared by the Union Ministry of Health stated.

Delhi Disaster Response Fund To Give Rs 50,000 To Families Who Lost Loved Ones To Covid-19

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

The deaths occurring within 30 days from the date of testing or from the date of being clinically determined as a Covid-19 case will be treated as 'deaths due to Covid-19', even if it takes place outside the hospital/in-patient facility.

Covid-19 Update: 33,750 New Cases Reported; 1,700 Omicron Infections So Far

India's Covid-19 tally rose to 3,49,22,882 with 33,750 fresh cases in 24 hours, while the active cases increased to 1,45,582, according to the data updated by the Ministry of Health at 8 am.

28 December, 2021

Road Accidents Claimed More Lives Than Covid-19 Death Toll In Noida: Official Data

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When the Police data of deaths due to road accidents in Noida and Greater Noida was compared with Uttar Pradesh health department's data of Covid-19 deaths, it was found that the former claimed more lives in 2020 and 2021.

24 December, 2021

Maha reports 1,179 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

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There are now 7,897 active COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra after 615 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery in the last 24 hours.

22 December, 2021

Delhi Records 125 fresh COVID-19 Cases, Zero Death In A Day; Positivity Rate 0.20 Pc

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Amid the Omicron scare, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Monday said all samples that test positive for COVID-19 will now be sent for genome sequencing.

15 December, 2021

Gujarat Govt Tampered With COVID-19 Deaths Figures, Claims Congress

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The state government is shying away from collecting the actual COVID-19 figures because this will expose the "Gujarat model" to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, he said.

10 December, 2021

CJI Pays Tributes To Sorabjee, Ashok Desai, Says Achievements Of Doyens Of Bar Difficult To Describe

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The CJI termed his death due to COVID as “shocking” and said Sorabjee will always be remembered as a legend who added strength to the pillars of democracy.

30 November, 2021

India Reports 6,990 New Covid Cases; Active Cases Decline To 1,00,543

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A decrease of 3,316 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.


29 November, 2021

India Reports 8,309 New Covid Cases; Active Cases Declines To 1,03,859

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The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 52 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 155 consecutive days now.

29 November, 2021

Dead Bodies Of 2 Covid Patients Found In Mortuary 15 Months Later

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The cleaning staff, who went to clean the old mortuary, noticed foul smell emanating from freezers and found bodies.

24 November, 2021

Germany Faces Grim Covid Milestone With Leadership In Flux

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Doctors are bracing for an influx of coronavirus patients as confirmed cases hit fresh daily highs that experts say is also being fuelLed by vaccine skeptics.

24 November, 2021

Covid-19 Update India: Active Cases Lowest in 537 Days, New Cases Below 10k

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Coronavirus Update India: India recorded 9,823 new Covid-19 infections in 24 hours. Active cases declined to 1,11,481, the lowest in 537 days. 437 new deaths due to the viral infection have been recorded.

15 November, 2021

Active Covid-19 Cases In India Decline To 1,34,096, Lowest In 523 Days

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As active Covid-19 cases have declined to 1,34,096, the lowest in 523 days, only 125 new fatalities have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

11 November, 2021

Covid-19 Active Cases Lowest In 266 Days; 13,091 New Infections Recorded In 24 Hours

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With 340 fresh fatalities due to Covid-19 the death toll climbed at 4.62.189. Covid-19 infections are increasing for the past 2 days.


02 November, 2021

Covid-19 India: Fresh Cases Down To 10,423, Lowest In 259 Days

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As Diwali is around the corner, Covid-19 cases in India have come down to 10,423. The active cases took steep fall to 1,53,776 - the lowest in 250 days.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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